Quiz: Type of Pasta or Type of Cheese?

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Pasta and cheese go great together, but can you tell them apart? Try our quiz to see if you know the difference between cheeses and pasta.

Sulguni

This pickled Georgian cheese is often fried to reduce its (apparently overwhelming) odor.

Pappardelle

It's a wide egg pasta that has a texture similar to lasagna.

Mondseer

With a fat content approaching 50 percent, this Austrian cheese is like Limburger and it takes a couple of months to mature.

Casarecce

Chunky sauces are best for these thin, narrow tubes.

Chhena

This Indian curd cheese is a primary ingredient in desserts.

Farfalle

Farfalle is otherwise known as bow tie pasta.

Fideo

This slightly curved, thin pasta that often appears in soup recipes.

Rodoric

This is a goat cheese that matures when left in caves with high humidity.

Mafalda

It looks a lot like lasagna but is slightly narrower.

Kasseri

This Greek cheese is a blend of 25 percent sheep's milk and 75 percent cow's milk.

Orzo

These little bits of pasta are shaped like oval rice grains.

Pepato

Sicilians made this Romano-like cheese and threw in whole black peppercorns, which are part of the cheese's name.

Reginette

This wide, rippled pasta reginette is yet another play on lasagna.

Sirine

A brined cheese popular in southeastern Europe, it's handy for salads and different baked goods.

Ruote

This fun wheel-shaped pasta adds visual appeal to all sorts of dishes.

Mafalde

This pasta looks a bit like baby lasagna.

Aradalen

Aradalen is a blue cheese made from cow's milk in Sweden.

Brocciu

Brocciu is made from ewe's milk and can be eaten right after it's made.

Capunti

This pasta's unusual shape looks just like an empty sweet pea pod.

Fiori

Fiori pasta has a distinct flower shape.

Harzer

If you like fatty cheeses, pass on this one, which has a fat content of only around 1 percent.

Oka

There are four types of this Canadian cheese, which was first made in the 1600s.

Vermicelli

The next time you're chowing down on these, remember that the name means "little worms."

Tulum

Typically aged six months, this soft-ripened goat cheese hails from Turkey.

Raclette

The Swiss might heat this cheese and then scrape the melted parts onto serving plates.

Lanterne

This ear-shaped pasta has deep, thick ridges perfect for grabbing the flavors of your favorite recipes.

Tupi

This creamy, fermented cheese may be aged in a clay pot for four months.

Ziti

Ziti literally means "bride's macaroni" in Italian; this pasta works well with very chunky sauces.

Abondance

This is a wheel-shaped mountain cheese that comes from the border area of Switzerland and France.

Tagliatelle

This pasta is a lot like fettuccine, with long, narrow ribbons.

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